Grateful Dead Live at Hartford Civic Center on 1982-04-18
- Live concert
- Grateful Dead
- DeadLists Project
FOB Nak 700's taped by Mark Cohen, MAC to CDR transfer by Jim Wise using Nak Dragon > HHB cdr 800 > cdr, EAC > wav > shn by Don Chase
- 2004-06-17 12:13:47
- FOB Nak 700's > MAC > Nak Dragon > HHB cdr 800 > CDR > EAC > wav > SHN
- Hartford, CT
- Audience: Nakamichi 700's
- Taped by
- Mark Cohen
- Transferred by
- Jim Wise and Don Chase
- Hartford Civic Center
Subject: Awesome GDX Factor Blowout. Sound Is Good.
After hearing the first two songs, I started wondering if the pitch was a little too fast? So I got out my old '83 tape (I haven't heard for at least a decade, if not two decades) and put the stopwatch to both. Damn if they didn't match exactly! Wow! This thing is about as hot as you can get! Reminds me of the 12.3 and 12.5.81 burners. Jeepers. And the nice thing is that you can catagorize this performance as "hot & spicy" rather than "rushed & sloppy." It's a very fine line too. The Boyz are definitely "ON" tonight.
The only blemish is a Bertha that sounds like Mr. Cohen is right at the board...at best. There's a lot of distance, so the recording is hollow. Not horribly hollow, but enough where one might pass it up for a better sounding April show. But very shortly, the dynamics get better? This kind of thing happens constantly, and I can never figure out why. Oh well. Other than the so-so sounding start, this AUD isn't too bad, and doesn't hurt the five rating too much. Thankfully, the vast majority of the show sounds like a respectably positioned FOB. Boy, I'd sure love to get another FOB up to patch that Bertha and fill the missing Big RXR! Rock On Boyz!
Subject: End The Confusion
The track labeled "Me and My Uncle" is really "Me and My Uncle > Mexicali Blues".
The track labeled "Mexicali Blues" is actually "Althea >".
The track labeled "Althea >" is "Looks Like Rain".
And, the track labeled "Looks Like Rain" is, in fact, the supposedly missing "Big Railroad Blues".
Subject: Transfer of my tape...
Amazing how his name gets on all these things?
Subject: Add These To Your List
This Hartford recording is pretty damn good too.
Subject: Frosty's Picks for the Hearing Impaired
7.6.84, 10.15.84, 6.19.91,
7.18.89, 6.21.84, 9.6.85,
10.12.84, 10.12.83, 11.1.85,
8.24.85, 7.31.82, 6.25.92,
8.5.89, 10.31.83, 6.26.92,
10.8.84, 12.5.81, 8.30.85,
11.5.85, 6.26.84, 8.3.82,
6.8.80, 4.3.84, 8.10.82,
3.14.81, 12.26.80, 4.15.83,
4.18.82, 10.31.91, 9.2.85,
10.14.83, 4.2.90, 4.30.90,
Please let me know if you have any show suggestions that compare to these in quality of sound.
Subject: black peter
if you were in a jazz band and stepped out any more than this, and maybe even less, your bandleader would have your head! no, it may not be the most incendiary show, but it is probably the most measured. *no* *one* misses a beat, and believe it or not, for me, thats important.
Subject: Play it LOUD !
My 3rd gen copy sounds great and it's complete.
This show is mostly noted for Phil's Quake Space but it is the first set that really shines. The entire show is excellant and should be played LOUD ! The Sugar Magnolia was the 2nd best of the tour, with the one at Duke coming in at # one. The Bertha played here is an all-time favorite along with FOTD.
The Let It Grow also stands out as a perfect example of what the song should be and was played to perfection.
I will never forget this night.The Big RR Blues is ON the tapes and should be here also. Very sad that it has been omitted, shame on someone(?).
Subject: missing song?
Subject: Get the AUD!
Damn! Jerry is smokin' the whole show! From his opening solo in Bertha you know he's on. I love this show. I've always been a huge 72-78 fan...but now I'm getting really turned on to 80-83. Amazing stuff! So much evolution going on.
The show gets 6 stars...but I give a 4 overall...takes a lot for me to give a 5 for audio quality.
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